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Small breweries in the UK are being urged to share their experience of how the coronavirus shutdown has affected business, as part of a new research project by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU).

Drinkscraft, the UK importer and distributor of Mexican craft beer, has launched a home delivery website to coincide with Mexico’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Green Times Brewing has revealed a number of new CBD-infused beers, including the Green Heathen, a 7.2% abv beer which it created in partnership with Northern Monk.

Camden Town Brewery has rebranded its classic Camden Hells lager to Camden Heroes, with all proceeds of every can sold to be donated to NHS charities.

Beer shops across the UK are fearful about the future of the UK high street, alongside concerns about their ability to continue to operate as delivery-only businesses if the lockdown period is extended further.

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of ABInbev, has added two new beeers to its low and no alcohol portfolio for the UK off-trade.

A nationwide survey by The Brewers Association indicates the majority of breweries do not think their business can last three months given current conditions, suggesting thousands might close. 

Gose to Hollywood beer, by Denmark’sTo Øl brewery, is being rolled out nationally in Marks & Spencer stores.

Off-trade beer sales over the four-week lockdown period eclipsed the four-weeks of Christmas 2019 by a whopping £57 million. 

Thornbridge Brewery is launching a beer in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with all profits raised to be donated to NHS Charities Together.

Small independent breweries have reported a decline in beer sales of 82% since the outbreak of coronavirus, with many businesses struggling to survive, according to the latest research. 

Favourite Beers in Cheltenham has said it has been “absolutely blown away” by the “fantastic level of support” it has received from its loyal customers after it made the difficult decision to close the shop and offer a very limited home delivery service.

Northern Monk brewery in Leeds and Aunt Bessie’s, which is based in Hull, have joined forces to brew the UK’s first, two-course, roast dinner beers.

The founders of Genius Brewing are celebrating the second anniversary of the launch of their light craft lager with investment from two drinks industry experts. 

Corona beer production has been suspended temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has joined forces with hope producer Simply Hops to create a not-for-profit website, in a bid to save thousands of small independent breweries, taprooms, bottle shops and retailers affected by coronavirus across the UK and Europe. 

Salford-based brewery Seven Brothers has unveiled a £70,000 rebrand of its packaged beer range.

Islay whisky distillery Ardbeg has teamed up with craft beer brand Brewgooder to produce its first beer.

Bristol-based brewer Lost and Grounded has hit back against a Portman Group ruling that deems one of its most popular beers to be “particularly appealing to children”.

The Portman Group’s Independent Complaints Panel has upheld complaints about two beers: Purity Brewing’s Lawless and United Dutch Breweries Oranjeboom 8.5%.

ABInbev has said its UK business grew in revenue “by high single digits” in 2019, driven by strong performances from its global brands and craft portfolio. 

Toast Ale has teamed up with Warburtons to unveil the UK’s first ever beer brewed with leftover crumpets.

Rooster’s Brewing Company is set to launch six new small batch beers, following a £850,000 investment in a new pilot brewery and taproom.

Big Drop Brewing Co, has revealed a new design of its range of non-alcoholic beers.

Leading brewer Greene King has signed a four-year deal to supply the Royal Albert Hall with ale and lager.

Thornbridge has created an IPA called Shelby to serve as the official beer of hit BBC show Peaky Blinders.

Nielsen data has revealed that Peroni Libera 0.0% was the bestselling new beer launch of 2019.

Westons Cider is to take on all sales and distribution responsibilities for Lowlander Botanical Beers in the UK.

The Portman Group has defended itself following criticism that it is restricting the creative freedom of craft beer producers after a number of high-profile rulings.

Big Drop Brewing is launching a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of making its alcohol-free craft beers more accessible in the UK, as well as planning to expand globally.